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Pitch at Startup Weekend Hudson Valley

A regional event driving innovation and diversity in entrepreneurship throughout the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. Build a company and pitch investors in 54 thrilling hours!

Register now to pitch at or attend the first Startup Weekend Hudson Valley event hosted at Barnfox in Uptown Kingston. Techstars, Barnfox, Hudson Valley Center for Innovation, and other leaders and organizations have partnered to bring another opportunity for entrepreneurs to put ideas to the test for the Hudson Valley.

Prizes to winners include a package worth $5,000+. In one weekend, participants will:

1. Pitch your big idea or join someone with a big idea to form a startup team.

2. Spend the weekend building your startup idea with help from industry-leading mentors and advisors.

3. Pitch and launch your company in front of investors and a renowned panel of judges.

Techstars Startup Weekend is an immersive learning experience that will foster growth and action towards creative ideas. Participants will work with industry mentors, have  ideas judged by panelists, and connect with a community of entrepreneurs, all in just three days!


Dennis Crowley

Co-Founder / Executive Chairman
Hudson Valley Center for Innovation Mission
The Hudson Valley Center for Innovation (HVCI aka The Center) is growing the community of entrepreneurs in the Greater Hudson Valley and beyond. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to be mindful and masterful leaders of the new economy. Join us in connecting, launching, and training entrepreneurs to improve the quality of life of families, businesses, and communities.

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